20 days in South Pacific, Europe, Mexico & United States Itinerary

20 days in South Pacific, Europe, Mexico & United States Itinerary

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Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
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Margaret River, Australia
— 1 night
Bus to Perth, Fly to Broome
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Broome, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train
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Zaragoza, Spain
— 1 night
Train to Nuevos Ministerios, Fly to Corralejo
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Corralejo, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Tulum, Mexico
— 1 night
Fly
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New York City, United States
— 2 nights
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Margaret River, Australia

— 1 night
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for gifts at Vasse Virgin, stop by Treeton Fine Wood Studio, look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery, look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products, then shop like a local with JahRoc Galleries, and finally look for gifts at Lloyds of Margaret River. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, stop by Whirlwind Olives and Oil, look for gifts at SUGARMAN, look for gifts at John Streater Fine Furniture Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at The Studio Gallery, and finally stop by Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River attractions site.

Tokyo, Japan to Margaret River is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Margaret River is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Broome, Australia

— 2 nights

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for gifts at Galwey Pearls of Distinction, view the masterpieces at Broome Gallery, look for gifts at The Sandalwood Shop, shop like a local with Short St Gallery, then look for gifts at Yuen Wing General Store, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome. On your second day here, look for gifts at Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom, then look for gifts at Hidden Valley Broome, then stroll through Cable Beach, and finally look for gifts at Willie Creek Pearls Cable Beach Showroom.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Broome online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Broome

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Passeig de Gracia and Ciutat Vella. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona travel route app.

Getting from Broome to Barcelona by flight takes about 27 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Broome to Barcelona is minus 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Broome in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Zaragoza.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Zaragoza, Spain

— 1 night

City of Four Cultures

The city of Zaragoza is known as the City of Four Cultures for its interwoven history of Iberian, Roman, Moorish, and Christian influences.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, then contemplate the long history of Palacio de la Aljaferia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio de Piedra.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zaragoza trip planning tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Zaragoza by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in July: highs in Zaragoza hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Zaragoza

Historic Sites

Corralejo, Spain

— 1 night
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Pirates and Dolls, then stroll through Parque Natural de Corralejo, then look for gifts at Azucena, Natural Jewels Fuerteventura, and finally look for gifts at komodo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): look for gifts at Books Cards & Things, stop by Pulau Mi, then add some fun to your beach time FuerteCharter, then stop by Otro Mar, and finally stop by Mediterraneo.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Corralejo trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Zaragoza to Corralejo in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Zaragoza to Corralejo is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zaragoza in July, expect nights in Corralejo to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Corralejo

Wildlife · Shopping · Transportation · Tours

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Corralejo to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Corralejo to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Corralejo in August, expect nights in Madrid to be slightly colder, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to fly to Tulum.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Tulum, Mexico

— 1 night
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
On the 3rd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Miniature, then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, and then delve into the distant past at Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tulum trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Tulum in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Tulum are little chillier (35°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New York City, United States

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tulum to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Churches · Beaches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Mexico travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.